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Local Transport Today
Regular news
Cutting out lengthy detours to speed up bus journey times is  one of several recommendations made in a review of the Welsh Government’s... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
More pedestrian countdown signals, trials of pedestrian detection systems on buses, and more enforcement of 20mph speed limits are among the measures... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Transport Scotland has awarded funding to two bus operators to help towards the cost of purchasing low carbon buses. The fourth round of the Scottish... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Park-and-ride users in Norwich are the first bus passengers to be able to use a new smartcard developed by Norfolk County Council. The card will be... continue
Local Transport Today
Detail
National Express has signed a £100m deal for 600 buses with British bus and coach builder, Alexander Dennis. The vehicles – a mix of... continue
Local Transport Today
News
A coach and minibus hire company that markets itself as being run by women has won the contract to operate Bradford’s free city centre bus... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
John W E Helm
Municipal operators and the Stagecoach Group have come out top in Passenger Focus’s annual survey of bus passenger satisfaction for... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Gavin Smith, Transport for Greater Bristol Alliance Bristol BS3
Bristol’s long-standing transport planning problems have not one but two sources: a democratic deficit, and fantasy economics. But help may be... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Stagecoach HAS given the Welsh Government another week to respond to a threatened Judicial Review of the decision to cut concessionary fares... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
A bit of advice for workplace travel planners: tread carefully with Amazon. Brad Stone’s book, The Everything Store, chronicles the short life... continue
Local Transport Today
Main editorial comment
Local Transport Today
The dispute between the UK and Welsh governments over who agreed to pay for the Welsh Valley lines electrification programme, first announced in 2012... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Strathclyde Partnership for Transport is to purchase two electric buses for use on Riversider Service 100, a tendered route between Glasgow city... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Bus subsidy in London will climb  to £435m this year, according to Transport for London. Subsidy in 2013/14 is forecast to be £380m,... continue
Local Transport Today
Viewpoint
Paul Salveson
The voluntary and community sector is generally good at innovation, and ‘community rail’ is no exception. Combining their dynamism and... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Further job losses were being made at Centro, the West Midlands PTE, this month as part of a restructuring programme prompted by budget... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has called for evidence on extreme weather-related impacts on the transport system, asking the industry for their experience of the last... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire councils are drawing up plans for a statutory bus quality partnership for the A944 Aberdeen-Westhill corridor. The... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Aberdeen City Council raised £750,000 from penalty charge notices issued for bus lane violations between last May, when the first cameras were... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Aberdeen City Council has taken delivery of the first four hydrogen buses for the Aberdeen Hydrogen Bus Project, which will soon allow the city to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Buses in Birmingham have a big image problem, according to focus group research for the city council. “A high number of participants, including... continue
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